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Rep. David Santiago Speaks to Florida Chamber Members on Importance of International Trade

Speaking to Florida Chamber members, partners and Consuls General during an International Days dinner, Representative David Santiago (R- Deltona,), Vice Chair of the House Transportation & Ports Subcommittee, shared his insights on his experience visiting Taiwan and the importance of and impact that trade can bring.  Rep. Santiago also remained supportive to opening up avenues […]

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Adopt A Reader

February 04, 2016 |

The Facts are Staggering. 61% of low-income families do not have a single book suitable for a child. Perhaps the most serious problem with current literacy campaigns is that they ignore, and even divert attention from, the real problem: Lack of access to books for children of poverty. Half of children from low-income communities start […]

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What to Expect From Emerging Markets

India has ousted China as the emerging market with the most growth potential, according to Agility’s latest Emerging Markets Logistic Index. The top 5 ranking positions for Market Connectedness with ports and infrastructure are: UAE Malaysia China Chile Saudi Arabia The report also covers “Markets on the Move,” “Trade Lanes,” and an “Outlook and Overview.” […]

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Florida Can Continue to Lead the Nation in Water Efforts

December 22, 2015 |

By DAVID W. CHILDS, Hopping Green & Sams, P.A. A Chinese proverb observes, “We know the worth of water when the well runs dry.” But when the well is dry, it’s too late. Faucets cannot quench thirst. Sprinkler heads cannot irrigate crops.  The wheels of commerce grind to a halt. Fortunately, Florida is not in […]

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At Chamber Foundation’s Transportation Summit, Infrastructure And Funding Take Center Stage

December 11, 2015 | |

By Ryan Benk A week after Florida transportation officials convened in Jacksonville to show off some of the newest in driverless technology, transportation took center stage again Thursday at a downtown hotel. State officials came together to address transportation infrastructure, technology and funding at the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Transportation Summit. The summit focused on infrastructure […]

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County Should Be Out Front as State Grows by 6 Million

December 10, 2015 | |

By Daniel Martell, President and CEO, Economic Council of Palm Beach County Between now and 2030, Palm Beach County has incredible opportunities for growth. During the next 15 years, Florida is projected to gain an additional 6 million new residents. It’s estimated that as many as 230,000 new Floridians will settle in our region alone. […]

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